Definition of RIGHT OF DIVISION


RIGHT OF DIVISION

Scottish law. The right which each of several
cautioners (sureties) has to refuse to answer for more than his own share of
the debt. To entitle the cautioner to this right, the other cautioners must be
solvent, and there must be no words in the bond to exclude it. 1 Bell s Com.
347, 5th ed.




Source: Bouviers Law Dictionary 1856 Edition

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